Ilka earned her Bachelor of Arts from the Rotterdam Dance Academy in Dance Education. Her performance credits include musicals like “42nd Street”, “Saturday Night Fever” and “3 Musketiers” but also modern and jazz theatre dance productions up to commercial work. Drawing from her varied background, Ilka has developed her own funky eclectic style, making her a favourite at several schools and colleges for jazz and tap.Ilka received her Pilates training in New York City. Here she worked as a trainer and teacher trainer at the Power Pilates headquarter studio. She is also a PMA ® certified Pilates teacher.Class descriptions: Pilates A Classical Pilates mat class that honours the integrity of the original method developed by Joseph Pilates. A system designed to progress in a seamless fashion advancing from one movement to another. This total-body conditioning exercise system uniformly stretches, strengthens and heals the body through proper movement. Jazz Fun, high-energy class focusing on technique and artistry. The warm up focuses on exercises that stretch and condition the body using the body in it’s full range of motion. Dancers build a strong technique and gain more insight in their bodies capabilities. Across the floor work is a progression of stylized movement, with creative turns, jumps and directional work supporting the combination. Ilka offers a variety of different styles under the umbrella of Jazz encompassing contemporary jazz, lyrical, commercial and traditional jazz.For more information please visit:
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